Day 20 without new COVID-19 case in Nova Scotia; no remaining active cases
The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 255 Nova Scotia tests on Sunday. To date, Nova Scotia has 53,263 negative test results.
HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia has gone 20 consecutive days without seeing a new case of COVID-19.
On Monday, the province announced that there continues to be no active cases of COVID-19, with the last case being identified on June 9.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases remains at 1,061.
The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 255 Nova Scotia tests on Sunday.
To date, Nova Scotia has 53,263 negative test results.
Two people are currently in hospital – both patients' COVID-19 infections are considered resolved, but they are being treated in hospital.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 63 COVID-19-related deaths in the province.
Atlantic Bubble Begins On Friday
Beginning Friday, July 3, interprovincial travel within Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador, without the requirement to self-isolate for Atlantic Canadian residents, will be permitted.
However, all public health directives of each province must be followed. Under Nova Scotia's Health Protection Act order, visitors from other Canadian provinces and territories must self-isolate for 14 days. Other visitors from outside the Atlantic provinces who have self-isolated for 14 days in another Atlantic province may travel to Nova Scotia without self-isolating again.
Cases By Zone
The government says cumulative cases by the Nova Scotia Health Authority's four zones may change as data is updated in Panorama, the province's electronic information system.
As of Monday, the central, western, northern and eastern zones are reporting no additional cases at this time.
Western zone: 52 cases
Central zone: 898 cases
Northern zone: 57 cases
Eastern zone: 54 cases
Symptoms and self-isolation
Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 is required to self-isolate at home, away from the public, for 14 days.
Anyone who experiences one of the following symptoms is encouraged to take an online test to determine if they should call 811 for further assessment:
- fever (i.e. chills, sweats)
- cough or worsening of a previous cough
- sore throat
- shortness of breath
- muscle aches
- nasal congestion/runny nose
- hoarse voice
- unusual fatigue
- loss of sense of smell or taste